Democracy Now! Thursday, September 18, 2003
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Saudi Considers Acquiring Nuclear Arms
Dems Protest $87B Iraq War Tab
Economic News Out of Washington Worsens
Bush, Unlike Cheney, Rejects Iraq-9/11 Link
Blix: Iraq Dumped WMDs 10 Years Ago
U.S. Kills Iraqi Teen At Wedding
General Wesley Clark: The Anti War Warrior?
General Wesley Clark—the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and the man who led the 78-day bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999—announced his candidacy for president yesterday, bringing to 10 the number of Democratic candidates. Clark is the first four-star general in history to run for President as a Democrat.
Robert Fisk on Wesley Clark & Iraq: "What is Happening Is An Absolute Slaughter Every Night of Iraqi People"
As the number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq approaches 300, we go to Baghdad to hear from London Independent reporter Robert Fisk on the virtually unreported number of Iraqis killed in feuds, looting, revenge killings and raids by U.S. troops.
Ashcroft Declassifies Number of Records Sought Under Patriot Act After Calling Critics "Hysterical"
In a telephone call to the American Library Association, Attorney General John Ashcroft decided to disclose previously classified information on how many requests law enforcement officials have made for records from libraries and businesses under the Patriot Act. He did not indicate how soon information would be released.
Gov't Sets Up Massive Watchlist of "Known and Suspected Terrorists"
The watch list of over 100,000 names will be widely accessible to law enforcement agents, border police, airport workers as well as some private industries. It will contain the names of both international and domestic “suspects.”